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  • Serves: 4 Cups

Nam Prik Pow (Black Chili Paste)

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Category: Thai, Sauces

 Ingredients List

  • 1 c Oil, for deep frying
  • 4 oz Dried green jalapeno peppers
  • 1 c Chopped shallots
  • 1 c Chopped garlic
  • 8 oz Dried shrimp / prawns
  • 2 tb Shrimp paste
  • 1/3 c Fish sauce(nam pla)
  • 1/4 c Sugar


This dip will give any food a much richer taste, and add spiciness.

Heat a small pan with the oil and deep fry the dried peppers, shallots and
garlic until dark brown. Place the fried ingredients with all the others
in a blender, and process until a smooth mixture forms.

Pour the entire mixture into a medium skillet and fry on medium heat for 5
minutes. Remove, cool, and place in a jar with a tight lid and use as
needed. It will keep indefinitely.

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